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The case for conservatism

Francis Graham Wilson

The case for conservatism

three lectures delivered at the University of Washington.

by Francis Graham Wilson

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Conservatism -- United States.,
    • Political parties -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC251 .W558 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 74 p.
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5754357M
      ISBN 100837121132
      LC Control Number71088996
      OCLC/WorldCa51222

      The Case Against Conservatism. The reasons why conservatism is the wrong path for America go far beyond specific policy issues such as immigration, economics, and foreign policy. Those issues can be legitimately debated, and views can often cross party or ideological boundaries. The problems with conservatism lie at a deeper, philosophical level. Lucid and temperate, he outlines the principles to which conservatives subscribe and how they have changed. Published in the Library of Conservative Thought series, The Case for Conservatism has continuing relevance to those who seek to understand the intellectual roots of the contemporary revival of conservative public policies.

        Buy A Case for Conservatism New Ed by John Kekes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).   The author of Edmund Burke’s Battle with Liberalism has just released his newest engaging book, The Moral Case for Conservatism, published by Wilberforce Publications.. Author Samuel Burgess argues that conservatism is not simply a political tradition but a moral one, built on Christian foundations, with real power to transform lives.

        George Will’s Political Philosophy. But perhaps the answer is implicit in the book. Conservatism for Will is the defense of an a priori truth asserted as “self in Will’s case. The conservative case for limited government is rooted in an appreciation of the propensity, amply illustrated by Sam Tanenhaus’s TNR hatchet job on modern conservatism, to .


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“American Conservatism,” a collection of pieces edited by Andrew J. Bacevich, demonstrates the wide range of conservative thought in America. The aim of this book is to convince reasonable and morally committed people that good lives are more likely to be lived under conservative political arrangements than under any other alternative currently available.

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